Idaho Law Foundation and Practice Section Courses to Meet Your 2021 MCLE Requirements

Happy New Year!! 

December 31st has come and gone amidst fireworks and cheer along with the deadline to complete MCLE credits for the 2021 reporting year without paying the $100 late fee for an extension. For those members that are still looking to complete MCLE credits for the reporting period ending December 31st, the Idaho Law Foundation has scheduled multiple CLE courses with them in mind!  Members can complete their 2021 credits by the final deadline of March 1st while saving money over other CLE providers and supporting the programs of the Idaho Law Foundation and practice sections.  For your convenience the available courses through March 1st are listed below. 

Webcast & Audio Stream CLE Courses with Live Credit Through March 1st

January 20: Ethics of Working with Witnesses – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

January 21: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Law Practice – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

January 24: Emerging Areas of COVID Law and How They Intersect with the Lawyer Referral Service – Live Audio Stream – 12:00 PM (MT) – 1.0 CLE credit – FREE

January 26: Lawyer Ethics When Working with Paralegals – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

January 27: What is ESG: An Exploration of Environmental, Social, and Governance – Live Webcast – 9:00 AM (MT) – ISB Environment and Natural Resources Practice Section – Details Avail. Jan. 10th

February 4: How Ethics Rules Apply to Lawyers Outside of Law Practice – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

February 8: 2022 Ethics Update Part 1 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

February 9: 2022 Ethics Update Part 2 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

February 14: Professionalism for the Ethical Lawyer – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

February 15: Handling Your First or Next Probate Case – Live Webcast & In-Person 9:00 to 11:00 AM (MT) – 2.0 CLE credits – NAC Approved – $65 Early Bird by 2/7

February 18: Ethics and Digital Communications – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

February 24: Ethics in Negotiations – Boasts, Shading, and Impropriety – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

February 25: Lawyer Ethics and the Internet – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit – $55

In-Person CLE Courses with Live Credit Through March 1st

While we don’t have many in-person options in the next couple of months, you can get out of town and visit beautiful Coeur d’Alene while earning 13 CLE credits at the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Annual Seminar!

February 10-12: 40th Annual Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar Coeur d’Alene Resort – In-Person Only Feb. 10th 1:00 pm to Feb. 12th 12:00 PM (PT) – 13.0 CLE credits including 1.0 Ethics

February 15: Handling Your First or Next Probate Case – Live Webcast & In-Person 9:00 to 11:00 AM (MT) – 2.0 CLE credits – NAC Approved – $65 Early Bird by 2/7

On-Demand CLE Courses for Self-Study Credit

The Foundation and practice sections of the Idaho State Bar also have a full catalog of CLE programs on-demand that will fulfill self-study requirements. Please note that there is a limit of fifteen (15) self-study credits per 3-year reporting period.  Visit the online learning page to search for particular topics by practice type or topic.

Details on the MCLE compliance, accreditation and attendance can be found on the Idaho State Bar’s MCLE Information page.

If you have any questions on CLE registration or need help accessing your online CLE account, please feel free to contact Teresa Baker, Dayna Ferrero or Carissa Carns via email or call us at 208-334-4500.

We appreciate your support of the Idaho Law Foundation and the Idaho State Bar practice sections!

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MCLE Deadline Dec. 31st and Upcoming ISB/ILF Courses to Satisfy Requirement

For those attorneys reporting MCLE in 2021 the deadline to complete your 30 CLE credits without paying a late fee is December 31st. Details on the MCLE compliance, accreditation and attendance can be found on the MCLE Information page.

For those attorneys that still need to complete their credits, there are still opportunities available through the Idaho Law Foundation. The Foundation has five (5) courses with five (5) live CLE credits available through the end of the year.

The Foundation also has dozens of on-demand CLE courses that will fulfill self-study requirements. Please note that there is a limit of fifteen (15) self-study credits per 3-year reporting period.

Please note that the Idaho State Bar office will be closed on December 31st in observance of New Year’s Day. Please contact our office before that date if you need assistance with your credit calculation or accessing programming.

CLE Courses With Live Credit Through December 31st

December 21: Ethics and Conflicts with Clients, Part 2 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit

December 28: 2021 Ethics Update, Part 1 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit

December 29: 2021 Ethics Update, Part 2 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit

December 30: 2021 Ethics in Civil Litigation Update, Part 1 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit

December 31: 2021 Ethics in Civil Litigation Update, Part 2 – Live Audio Stream – 11:00 AM (MT) – 1.0 Ethics credit

On-Demand CLE Courses For Self-Study Credit

The Idaho Foundation and the practice sections of the Idaho State Bar have a full catalog of CLE programs that have been recorded over the past five years available for on-demand viewing and self-study credit. Visit the online learning page to search for particular topics by practice type or topic.

Donations to Idaho Law Foundation

The Idaho Law Foundation provides a safety-net for low-income Idahoans who require civil legal services and cannot afford to pay for them. We help students understand the law and our legal system while building positive relationships with members of our legal community.

You are the Foundation. So, thank you for considering a tax-deductible donation to help us continue our important work. You can donate online by selecting the “Donate” button above or download our Donor Form and return it with a check to the Idaho Law Foundation.

We thank you for your support. If you need any further assistance, please contact our Development Director, Carey Shoufler.

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